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  • A new long-range plan for the Central City is on its way to City Council CC2035 envisions Portland’s urban core as a “center for innovation and exchange”

  • Portland Plan Progress Report just released Four years after adoption, Portland has made significant progress toward becoming a more equitable, prosperous, educated and healthy city, but there’s still much to do.

  • Thanks for all you do, Portland! For years, we have worked together to make our city healthier, more livable and vibrant.

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  • Watch a video about Portland’s climate action leadership.

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The Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability (BPS) develops creative and practical solutions to enhance Portland’s livability, preserve distinctive places and plan for a resilient future.

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  1. Jul 19

    Deconstruction requirement 6-month status report reveals environmental and economic benefits

    On October 31, 2016, Portland became the first city to require deconstruction for its oldest and most historic houses and duplexes. The provision applies to any house or duplex built in 1916 or earlier. On May 17, 2017, City Council accepted a 6-month status report presented by the City’s Deconstruction Advisory Group (DAG).

  2. Jul 14

    PSC News: July 25, 2017 Meeting Recap

    Unreinforced Masonry Seismic Retrofit Project — briefing; Design Overlay Zoning Amendments — work session

  3. Jul 10

  4. Jun 28

    Choices abound for kitchen compost containers

    Find a kitchen compost container that works for you.

  5. Jun 26

    The Top 10 things to know about the CC2035 Plan

    New long-range plan for Portland’s urban core has something for everyone — even the birds and the trees.

City climate leadership award

Portland receives climate leadership award from C40 and Siemens.